• Age
    43
  • Turned Pro
    1999
  • Previous Opens
    14
  • Champion golfer of the year
    2016

Henrik Stenson

Almost 40 years after the “Duel in the Sun” between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry, nearby Royal Troon witnessed another memorable tussle in 2016, Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson separating themselves from the rest of the field before the Swede closed with an amazing 63 – joint lowest round in major history at the time – to win by three. 
  • 2001

    Open debut

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    Top-10 Open finishes

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Stenson

The Ice Man wins an Open for the ages

Henrik Stenson's battle with Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon in 2016 was reminiscent of 'The Duel in the Sun' and will go down as one of the greatest Open's of all time.

STENSON WINS AT ROYAL BIRKDALE

The 146th Open final round highlights

Almost 40 years after the “Duel in the Sun” between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry nearby Royal Troon witnessed another memorable tussle in 2016, Stenson and Phil Mickelson separating themselves from the rest of the field before the Swede closed with an amazing 63 – joint lowest round in Major history at the time - to win by three.

Third-placed JB Holmes was 11 strokes further back! At 20 under par Stenson broke new ground for The Open and his 264 aggregate set another record for all four Majors. Three years earlier he was runner-up to Mickelson at Muirfield during a season when he earned the $10million FedEx Cup bonus in America and was also the European Tour’s No 1, an honour he regained in 2016.

In 2014 he reached a career-high second in the world and returned to Ryder Cup action following a six-year absence, winning all his three games alongside Justin Rose at Gleneagles. It was Rose, though, who pipped him for the Gold Medal on golf’s return to the Olympics a month after his Open triumph. Previous victories include the 2007 WGC-Accenture Match Play, the 2008 World Cup with Robert Karlsson and The Players in 2009.

Venue
Finish
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
Par
Carnoustie 2018
T35
70
75
71
69
285
1
Royal Birkdale 2017
T11
69
73
65
70
277
-3
Royal Troon 2016
1
68
65
68
63
264
-20
St Andrews 2015
T40
73
70
71
69
283
-5
Royal Liverpool 2014
T39
72
73
73
69
287
-1
Muirfield 2013
2
70
70
74
70
284
-
Royal St George's 2011
68
72
71
75
80
298
18
St Andrews 2010
T3
68
74
67
71
280
-8
Turnberry 2009
T13
71
70
71
70
282
-
Royal Birkdale 2008
3
76
72
70
71
289
-
Carnoustie 2007
M/C
71
76
-
-
-
M/C
Royal Liverpool 2006
48
72
71
74
71
288
-
St Andrews 2005
34
74
67
73
72
286
-
Royal Lytham & St Annes 2001
M/C
75
77
-
-
-
M/C

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